Midlands Air Ambulance arriving at Royal Stoke University Hospital

Elderly man airlifted

Murray MacGregor – Monday 4th September 2023 – 10.55am.

An elderly motorcycle rider has been airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after a crash involving a coach carrying school children.

The incident happened at the junction of the B5013 and B5014 near Abbots Bromley in Staffordshire at about 8.25am this morning (Monday).

An ambulance, a paramedic manager and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford and Staffordshire were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found bystanders providing care to the rider of the motorcycle.

“He had suffered very serious injuries. 

“After being treated at the scene, he was airlifted by the Cosford aircraft to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“No-one on the bus required treatment.”


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